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PMC's Annual Award for Leadership in Personalized Medicine


Ellen Sigal, Ph.D., Founder, Chairperson, Friends of Cancer Research, accepts the 14th Annual Award for Leadership in Personalized Medicine from Steven D. Averbuch, M.D., formerly Vice President and Head of Precision Medicine at Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Nomination Period to Re-Open in March of 2019


The nomination period for the 15th Annual Award for Leadership in Personalized Medicine will open in March of 2019.

About the Award


The Annual Award for Leadership in Personalized Medicine recognizes an individual whose contributions in science, business and/or policy have helped advance the frontiers of personalized medicine.

Previous award recipients include:

  • Ellen V. Sigal, Ph.D. (2018)
    Chairperson, Founder
    Friends of Cancer Research
  • Jay T. Flatley (2017)
    Executive Chairman
    Illumina
  • Raju Kucherlapati, Ph.D. (2016)
    Paul C. Cabot Professor of Genetics
    Harvard Medical School
  • Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. (2015)
    Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Mark Levin (2014)
    Co-founder, Partner
    Third Rock Ventures
  • Kathy Giusti (2013)
    Founder, Chief Executive Officer
    Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation and Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium
  • Randal W. Scott, Ph.D. (2012)
    Co-Founder
    InVitae Corporation
  • Leroy Hood, Ph.D., M.D. (2011)
    President
    Institute for Systems Biology
  • William S. Dalton, Ph.D., M.D. (2010)
    CEO
    M2GEN
    Director
    DeBartolo Family Personalized Medicine Institute at Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Brook Byers (2009)
    Managing Partner
    Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB)
  • Michael O. Leavitt (2008)
    Founder and Chairman
    Leavitt Partners
  • Ralph Snyderman, M.D. (2007)
    Chancellor Emeritus
    Duke University
    Founder and Chairman
    Proventys, Inc.
  • Elizabeth G. Nabel, M.D. (2006)
    President
    Brigham and Women's Health Care
  • Janet Woodcock, M.D. (2005)
    Director
    FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research